Peyton - girls name

Peyton name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Peyton name meaning:

The name Peyton is of English origin and is primarily given to boys. It is derived from the surname Peyton, which itself comes from the Old English word "paega" meaning "attendant" or "caretaker of the estate." Therefore, the name Peyton carries the connotation of responsibility and caretaking.

People with the name Peyton are often described as diligent, dependable, and practical individuals. They have a strong sense of duty and tend to take charge of situations, making them natural leaders. Peyton's caring nature also makes them excellent caregivers, whether it be for family, friends, or their community.

The name Peyton has gained popularity in recent years, particularly in the United States. It has become a unisex name, with both boys and girls being given this name. This adds a touch of versatility to the meaning of the name, as it can also represent strength and resilience in girls. Overall, the name Peyton represents responsibility, dependability, and caring nature, making it a meaningful choice for parents looking for a name with these qualities.

Origin: English

From the fighter's farm.


Unisex names

Other girls names beginning with P


Overall UK ranking: 279 out of 5581

170 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (164)

Historical popularity of Peyton

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